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Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum

The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum holds a significant proportion of material that is unique or rare. Its collections include manuscripts, books, pamphlets, newspapers, photographs, maps, broadsides, and ephemera–a combination of primary and secondary sources that makes the library a rich and productive location for research and discovery. Its scope is global and nearly encyclopedic, and its holdings reflect the museum’s collections of art in all media and across all curatorial dep...



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Sep 16, 2021 Benson, Charles A., 1830-1881.
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Sea journals kept by a Black steward aboard the bark Glide during voyages to Zanzibar, Mozambique, and Madagascar. Benson  describes life aboard ship, health problems, and family matters. Vol I, 1862; Vol II, 1864; Vol III, 1878-1880; Vol IV, 1880. Finding aid available in the library and  online . For permission to publish material from this collection, contact research@pem.org. Preferred Citation:  Benson, Charles A.,  Journal: volume 3 , March 1878-March 1880,  Charles A. Benson papers,...
Topics: Benson, Charles A., 1830-1881., Glide (Bark), African Americans., African American sailors.,...
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Sep 10, 2021 Bartlett, John, active late 18th century
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Journal kept by sailor John Bartlett, documenting his time on multiple ships. It describes wind, weather, location, fellow seamen, murder, and other events and activities on board. The journal begins on the ship Massachusetts, detailing a voyage from Boston to Canton [i.e. Guangzhou], Whampoa [i.e. Huangpu Qu], Macau, various ports around British Columbia, the Hawaiian Islands, and back to China (Mar. 1790 to Oct. 1791); captain was Jacob Prince. Bartlett also describes the brig Elenoro's...
Topics: Barnet, Thomas., Prince, Joab., Elenoro (Brig), Ino (Brig), Lady Washington (Brig), Massachusetts...
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Sep 9, 2021 Emmerton, E. Augustus (Ephraim Augustus), 1827-1901.
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The journal of Ephraim Agustus Emmerton, Salem shipmaster and merchant, describes his experiences at the Chinchas Islands collecting guano (Mar. 1858 to Apr. 1858 and Dec. 1860 to Jan. 1861). It also contains logs of the amount of guano collected and stored aboard the bark Sophronia (1854, 1858, 1859, 1861, and 1862); and a crew manifest for the Sophronia (1860 to 1861). Bound with the bark Sophronia and Emmerton's autobiography (1843 to 1860). Gift of the estate of Mrs. Lucy D. Emmerton;...
Topics: Diaries., Merchants--Massachusetts--Salem., Ships--Cargo--Guano., Shipping--Peru--Callao (Callao),...
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Sep 8, 2021 Emmerton, E. Augustus (Ephraim Augustus), 1827-1901.
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The autobiography of Ephraim Augustus Emmerton, Salem shipmaster, merchant, and agent for Stone, Silsbee, and Pickman, covers the years 1843 to 1860. It describes voyages to the East Coast of Africa, India, China, the East Indies, and Peru on various sailing vessels. Bound with the bark Sophronia and Emmerton's diary (1858-1861). Gift of the estate of Mrs. Lucy D. Emmerton; February 4, 1910. Digitized in 2021 with funding from the Salem Marine Society. For permission to publish material from...
Topics: Stone, Silsbee, and Pickman., Autobiography., Merchants--Massachusetts--Salem.,...
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Sep 8, 2021 Emmerton, E. Augustus (Ephraim Augustus), 1827-1901.; Sophronia (Bark)
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The journal kept aboard the bark Sophronia details a voyage from Boston to the east coast of Africa and Brazil (Apr. 1848 to June 1849). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owners were Ephraim Emmerton, John G. Waters, David Moore, Isaac Cushing, and Benjamin A. West; master was Brackley R. Peabody; log  keeper was Ephraim A. Emmerton. It is a personal journal describing wind, weather, location, and seafaring life. It includes poetry by Emmerton. Bound with E.A. Emmerton's autobiography (1843 to 1860)...
Topics: Cushing, Isaac., Emmerton, Ephraim, 1791-1877., Peabody, Brackley R., 1798-1877., Waters, John G.,...
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Sep 2, 2021 A.N. Webb & Co.
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8 x 10.75 cm. copy 2
Topic: Essex Institute--History.
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Sep 1, 2021 A.N. Webb & Co.
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6.75 x 10.5 cm. copy 1
Topic: Essex Institute--History.
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Sep 1, 2021 Essex Institute.
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Cover title. 9 x 11 cm.
Topic: Salem (Mass.)--Guidebooks.
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Aug 31, 2021 Essex Institute.
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Variant title: Points of historical interest in Salem.
Topics: Essex Institute., Salem (Mass.)--Guidebooks., Salem (Mass.)--History.
Caption title. At head of title: The Peabody Museum of Salem. Variant title: 100th anniversary exhibition of the building of "Cleopatra's Barge."
Topics: Cleopatra's Barge (Yacht), Peabody Museum of Salem--Exhibitions.
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Aug 30, 2021 Essex County Natural History Society.
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Circular of officers and constitution for 1834.
Topic: Essex County Natural History Society.
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Aug 27, 2021 Samuel Russell (Ship)
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The logbook abstract of the ship Samuel Russell details a voyage from New York to San Francisco, China, and back (Jan. 1850-Jan. 1851). Master was Charles P. Low. It is a daily log that lists location, atmospheric pressure, and temperature. See also Log 1645. Bound with the ship Houqua and ship N.B. Palmer. Gift of T.M. Low; Acc 19,308. For permission to publish material from this collection, contact research@pem.org. Preferred Citation:  Samuel Russell (Ship) Logbook Abstract , 1850-1851, Log...
Topics: Logbooks., Logbooks--1850-1851., Shipping--New York (State)--New York., Shipping--California--San...
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Aug 27, 2021 Houqua (Ship)
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The logbook abstract of the ship Houqua details two voyages, from New York to Hong Kong and Shanghai, with several trips between Hong Kong, Whampoa [i.e. Huangpu Qu], and Shanghai, and back to New York (Nov. 1847-Mar. 1849); and from New York to Canton [i.e. Guangzhou] and back (Apr. 1849-Jan. 1850). Master was Charles P. Low. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, sightings of ships, and supplies. Log does not continue while in port. Includes more extensive entries for three...
Topics: Logbooks., Logbooks--1847-1850., Logbooks--Provisions and supplies., Logbooks--Hurricanes.,...
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Aug 20, 2021 Chase (Brig); Bliss, George, mate.
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The logbook of the brig Chase is a seaman's whaling journal detailing a whaling voyage from Rochester, Mass., to the Atlantic Ocean, the Azores, Grande Island (Rio de Janeiro), and return to Rochester, Aug. 1839-Oct. 1840. The brig's home port was Rochester; the master was Matthew Mayhew; the logbook keeper was mate George Bliss. The logbook includes reference to African American sailors; examples of poetry and sea songs; watercolor paintings of ships, signal flags, whales, and profile views; a...
Topics: Mayhew, Matthew., African American sailors., Flags., Logbooks., Logbooks--1839-1840.,...
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Aug 18, 2021 New York Yacht Club.
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Printed by E.B. Clayton & Sons, Printers to the Club, Wall Street.
Topics: Yachting--Communication., Signals and signaling., Yachts--Flags., Yachting--New York (State)
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Aug 10, 2021 China (Ship : 1823-1827)
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The logbook of the ship China details a voyage from Salem to Baltimore, Lima, Callao, Valparaíso, back to Callao, Truxillo [i.e. Trujillo, Honduras], Guayaquil, Canton [i.e. Guangzhou, China], and back to Salem (Sept. 1823-Apr. 1825). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owner was [G. Peabody?]; master and log keeper was [Hiram Putnam?]. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, sightings of ships, provisions, catching of albatrosses, sightings of animals (including whales, turtles,...
Topics: Putnam, Hiram., Logbooks., Shipping--Massachusetts--Salem., Shipping--Maryland--Baltimore.,...
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Aug 3, 2021 Goodell, William, active 19th century.
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The first volume of the William Goodell Journals of Voyages, 1817-1819, collection ( MSS 885 ). This collection contains four journals of voyages Goodell kept while onboard the ship Integrity, and a copy of Commercial Regulations in Java and Madura, translated from Dutch. The first journal documents the Integrity's journey from New York towards India, with stops in Penang and Sumatra, and includes sketches of the local topography; extra pages have been sewn into this book. The second journal...
Topics: Integrity (Ship), Merchant mariners., Marginalia., Providence (R.I.), Pinang Island (Pulau Pinang,...
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Jul 29, 2021 Reaper (Bark)
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The logbook of the bark Reaper details a voyage through the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, stopping in Madagascar (Aug. 1837 to May 1839). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owner was [John B. Osgood?]. Includes many diary-like entries by a master at his first command. Also contains seamen's accounts. Provenance unknown. For permission to publish material from this collection, contact research@pem.org. Preferred citation:  Reaper (Bark) Whaling Journal , 1837-1839, Log 973. Courtesy of Phillips Library,...
Topics: Osgood, John B., 1783-1853., Logbooks., Diaries., Whaling., Shipping--Madagascar.,...
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Jul 23, 2021 Bengal (Ship); Russell, George G.
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The logbook for the ship Bengal details a voyage from Salem to the Pacific Ocean (Mar. 1832 to Feb. 1835). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owners were Pickering Dodge et al.; master and log keeper was George G. Russell. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, desertion, earthquake, provisions, sightings of whales and ships, and disorderly conduct. Provenance unknown. For permission to publish material from this collection, contact research@pem.org. Preferred Citation: Russell, George...
Topics: Dodge, Pickering., Osgood, John B., 1783-1853., Peabody, Joseph, 1757-1844., Pickman, Benjamin,...
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Jul 21, 2021 George (Ship); Mugford, Charles D.
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The logbook of the ship George details a voyage from Salem, Mass., to Calcutta [i.e. Kolkata], India and back to Salem (Aug. 1829 to May 1830). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owner was Joseph Peabody; master was Samuel Endicott; log keeper was Charles D. Mugford. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, provisions, shipboard occupations, sightings of animals, sightings of birds, and sightings of ships. Includes lists of crew for this voyage and for two voyages in 1830 and 1831, with...
Topics: Mugford, Charles D., Endicott, Samuel, 1795-1828., Peabody, Joseph, 1757-1844., Logbooks.,...
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Jul 15, 2021 Pacific (Schooner); Fernald, Ammi Ruhamah Hall.
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The logbook of the schooner Pacific details a sealing voyage from South Georgia to Portsmouth (Mar. 1831 to May 1831). Master was J. Brown; log  keeper was Ammi Ruhamah Hall Fernald. It is a daily log  that describes wind, weather, location, and shipboard occupations. Includes list of places for sealing (July 1830) and names of ships that have full cargo of sea elephant oil. Also includes notes of deaths, a book read, and one log  entry for the ship Byron, at Rio de Janeiro, 1847. Digitized...
Topics: Logbooks., Seals (Animals)--South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands., Sealing--South Georgia and...
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Jul 9, 2021 General Pickering (Brigantine)
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The logbook of the brigantine General Pickering details a shipping voyage from Salem, MA to Martinique, Nov. 1778-Mar. 1779. The master was Jonathan Haraden; the brig's owner was possibly George Williams. While on its voyage, the General Pickering spoke the brig Montgomery and the brig Nancy (out of New London, CT).  Inspiration for Freeport [No. 001] exhibition October 2010. Bound with Brigantine Tyrannicide. Gift of Mrs. William Furness Jenks; May 19, 1917. Digitized in 2021 with funding...
Topics: Haraden, Jonathan., Williams, George., General Pickering (Brigantine), Logbooks.,...
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Jul 2, 2021 Tyrannicide (Brigantine)
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The logbook of the brigantine Tyrannicide details a shipping voyage from Salem, MA, to the West Indies, Nov. 1777-May 1778. The ship's master was Jonathan Haraden; the home port was Salem, MA; and the owner was Joshua Ward. Includes inventory of stores on board and descriptions of death at sea. Ships spoken: brig America of Boston, brig Hazard, brig Lyon, and brig Oliver of Salem, MA. Inspiration for Freeport [No. 001] exhibition October 2010. Bound with brigantine General Pickering. Gift of;...
Topics: Ward, Joshua, 1752-1825., Tyrannicide (Brigantine), America (Brig), Hazard (Brig), Lyon (Brig),...
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Jun 29, 2021 Peabody Museum of Salem
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topics: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific., Peabody Museum of Salem--Periodicals.
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Jun 29, 2021 Peabody Museum of Salem
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topics: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific., Peabody Museum of Salem--Periodicals.
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Jun 29, 2021 Peabody Museum of Salem
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topics: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific., Peabody Museum of Salem--Periodicals.
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Jun 28, 2021 Peabody Museum of Salem
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topics: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific., Peabody Museum of Salem--Periodicals.
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Jun 28, 2021 Peabody Museum of Salem
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topics: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific., Peabody Museum of Salem--Periodicals.
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Jun 25, 2021 Peabody Museum of Salem
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topics: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific., Peabody Museum of Salem--Periodicals.
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Jun 25, 2021 Peabody Museum of Salem
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topics: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific., Peabody Museum of Salem--Periodicals.
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Jun 25, 2021 Peabody Museum of Salem
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topics: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific., Peabody Museum of Salem--Periodicals.
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Jun 25, 2021 Peabody Museum of Salem
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topics: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific., Peabody Museum of Salem--Periodicals.
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Jun 25, 2021 Peabody Academy of Science
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topic: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific.
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Jun 25, 2021 Peabody Academy of Science
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topic: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific.
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Jun 25, 2021 Peabody Academy of Science
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topic: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific.
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Jun 25, 2021 Peabody Academy of Science
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topic: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific.
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Jun 25, 2021 Peabody Academy of Science
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topic: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific.
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Jun 25, 2021 Peabody Academy of Science
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topic: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific.
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Jun 25, 2021 Peabody Academy of Science
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topic: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific.
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Jun 24, 2021 Peabody Academy of Science
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topic: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific.
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Jun 24, 2021 Peabody Academy of Science
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topic: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific.
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Jun 24, 2021 Peabody Academy of Science
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topic: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific.
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Jun 24, 2021 Peabody Academy of Science
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topic: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific.
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Jun 24, 2021 Peabody Academy of Science
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topic: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific.
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Jun 24, 2021 Peabody Academy of Science
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topic: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific.
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Jun 24, 2021 Peabody Academy of Science
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topic: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific.
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Jun 24, 2021 Peabody Academy of Science
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topic: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific.
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Jun 23, 2021 Peabody Museum of Salem
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topics: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific., Peabody Museum of Salem--Periodicals.
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Jun 23, 2021 Peabody Museum of Salem
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topics: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific., Peabody Museum of Salem--Periodicals.
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Jun 23, 2021 Peabody Museum of Salem
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topics: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific., Peabody Museum of Salem--Periodicals.
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Jun 23, 2021 Peabody Museum of Salem
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topics: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific., Peabody Museum of Salem--Periodicals.
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Jun 23, 2021 Peabody Museum of Salem
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topics: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific., Peabody Museum of Salem--Periodicals.
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Jun 23, 2021 Peabody Museum of Salem
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topics: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific., Peabody Museum of Salem--Periodicals.
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Jun 23, 2021 Peabody Museum of Salem
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topics: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific., Peabody Museum of Salem--Periodicals.
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Jun 23, 2021 Peabody Museum of Salem
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topics: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific., Peabody Museum of Salem--Periodicals.
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Jun 23, 2021 Peabody Academy of Science
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topic: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific.
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Jun 23, 2021 Peabody Academy of Science.
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topic: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific.
PEM Publications
Jun 21, 2021 Peabody Academy of Science.
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Periodical.  The Phillips Library holds issues 1890, 1891, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1900-1908, 1910, 1914, 1915, 1917,1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1935, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1958, and 1972.
Topic: Salem (Mass.)--Societies, Scientific.
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Jun 14, 2021 Derby, Samuel Gardner, 1767-1843
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Samuel Derby's journal of the Margaret (Ship) to Japan, 1800-1802, from the East India Marine Society records (MH 88, finding aid online here ). Derby was the ship master; the official logbook of this journey (Log 1749) was kept by George Cleveland, and is available online here . Digitized in 2021 with funding from the Salem Marine Society.  For permission to publish material from this collection, contact research@pem.org.  Preferred Citation: Derby, Samuel Gardner, Samuel Derby's journal of...
Topics: Crowninshield family., Derby, Samuel Gardner, 1767-1843., Logbooks.,...
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Jun 7, 2021 Benson, Charles A., 1830-1881.
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Sea journals kept by a Black steward aboard the bark Glide during voyages to Zanzibar, Mozambique, and Madagascar. Benson  describes life aboard ship, health problems, and family matters. Vol I, 1862; Vol II, 1864; Vol III, 1878-1880; Vol IV, 1880. Finding aid available in the library and  online . For permission to publish material from this collection, contact research@pem.org. Preferred Citation:  Benson, Charles A.,  Journal: volume 2 , October-December 1864,  Charles A. Benson papers,...
Topics: Benson, Charles A., 1830-1881., African Americans., African American sailors., Health., Diaries.,...
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May 28, 2021 Malta (Brig)
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The logbook of the brig Malta details numerous voyages between Boston; Maranham [i.e. São Luís do Maranhão], Brazil; Para [i.e. Belém], Brazil; Sydney, Australia; the Bay of Islands, N.Z.; the Society Islands, French Polynesia; Ataheiti [i.e. Tahiti], French Polynesia; Eimeo [i.e. possibly, Maiao], French Polynesia; Bolabola [i.e. Bora-Bora], French Polynesia; and Rio de Janeiro (Oct. 1832 to Oct. 1836 ). It is an incomplete daily log that describes wind, weather, location, sightings of...
Topics: Logbooks., Shipping--Brazil--São Luís do Maranhão., Shipping--Brazil--Belém.,...
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A diary, written by Adam Smith, in which he writes largely about being a prisoner of war in Dartmoor Prison and describes the massacre that took place after the war ended. This volume is part of the the War of 1812 Collection ( MM 25 ).  For permission to publish material from this collection, contact research@pem.org. Preferred Citation: Smith, Adam, Portsmouth (Brig) and Nancy (Schooner), diary and shares , 1814-1815, undated, War of 1812 Collection, MM 25, Box 1, Folder 7. Courtesy of...
Topics: Diaries., Prisoners., United States--History, Naval., United States--History--War of 1812.,...
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May 26, 2021 Pearl (Schooner)
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The logbook of the schooner Pearl details a voyage from Para [i.e. Belém], Brazil to Boston (Aug. 1832 to Sept. 1832). It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, sightings of ships, sightings of birds, astronomical observations, and provisions. Bound with the ship Sultan and the brig Malta. Provenance unknown. For permission to publish material from this collection, contact research@pem.org. Preferred Citation:  Pearl (Schooner) Logbook , 1832, Log 130. Courtesy of Phillips...
Topics: Logbooks., Shipping--Brazil--Belém., Shipping--Massachusetts--Boston., Logbooks--1832.,...
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May 24, 2021 Adams, Arthur Prince, Rev.
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16 pages ; cm. (24mo)
Topic: Holy Coat.
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May 24, 2021 Margaret (Ship)
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The logbook of the ship Margaret details a voyage from Salem to Sumatra, Batavia [i.e. Jakarta], Japan, and back to Batavia and Salem (Nov. 1800-June 1802). Home port was [Salem?]; owners were [the Crowninshield family]; master was Samuel Derby; log keeper was George Cleveland. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, sightings of ships, and shipboard occupations. Log does not continue while in port. Digitized in 2021 with funding from the Salem Marine Society. For permission...
Topics: Cleveland, George., Crowninshield family., Derby, Samuel Gardner, 1767-1843., Logbooks.,...
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May 21, 2021 Grafton, Joseph.
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Joseph Grafton's journal details a voyage from Salem, Mass., to Havana, Cuba, Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C., on board the brig Romulus, schooner Betsy, and sloops Betsy and Polly, (Aug. 1781 to June 1784). It includes a list of vessels entering and leaving Havana (1781-1784), a letterbook (1781, 1787-1788), a description of Savannah and Saint Augustine, notes on privateering and a capture at sea, the miscarriage of a woman's baby on board, naval medicine and equipment, and provisions and...
Topics: Betsy (Schooner : Beverly and Salem, Mass.), Polly (Sloop), Betsy (Sloop), Romulus (Brig),...
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May 7, 2021 Astrea (Ship)
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The logbook of the ship Astrea details a voyage from Boston to Callao, Peru; Liverpool, England; Calcutta [i.e. Kolkata], India; London; and Port Louis, Mauritius (June 1857 to May 1857). Master was [James J. Davis?]. It is an incomplete daily log that describes wind, weather, location, provisions and supplies, shipboard occupations, sightings of ships, port activities, and cargo. Digitized in 2021 with funding from the Salem Marine Society. For permission to publish material from this...
Topics: Logbooks., Shipping--Massachusetts--Boston., Shipping--Peru--Callao (Callao),...
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Apr 30, 2021 Sukey (Brig)
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The logbook of the brig Sukey details a voyage from Salem, Mass., to Naples, Italy; Messina, Italy; Marseille, France; and back to Salem (Oct. 1804 to Aug. 1805). Owner was Stephen Phillips. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, the volcano on Stromboli, sightings of animals, and sightings of ships. Bound with the ship Astrea. Honorable R. Ammi Cutter in memory of Mrs. George A. Sargent; gift; Acc 20,243. Binding has failed; both covers and most leaves are loose; some leaves...
Topics: Phillips, Stephen, 1764-1838., Logbooks., Shipping--Massachusetts--Salem.,...
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Apr 29, 2021 Astrea (Ship)
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The logbook of the ship Astrea details a voyage from Salem, Mass., to Cádiz, Spain; Alicante, Spain; and back to Salem (Aug. 1798 to Apr. 1799). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owner was Elias Hasket Derby. It is a daily log that describes wind, weather, location, sightings of ships, shipboard occupations, astronomical observations, port activities, handling cargo, the political and economical ramifications of the United States' war with France, and notes on medicine and philosophy. Bound with...
Topics: Derby, Elias Hasket, 1739-1799., Logbooks., Philosophy., Medicine.,...
Check list of an exhibition of whaling pictures from the collection of Francis B. Lothrop, supplemented by loans from the Peabody Museum of Salem : June 15 - September 15, 1955, Loring Memorial Room, Peabody Museum of Salem.
Topics: Lothrop, Francis Bacon--Art collections--Catalogs., Whaling in art--Art collections--Exhibitions.
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Apr 26, 2021 Emery, Robert.
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Account book kept by Robert Emery, captain, of Salem, Massachusetts. Includes invoices, disbursements, and sales for the ship Golden Age. Provenance unknown. For permission to publish material from this collection, contact research@pem.org. Preferred Citation: Emery, Robert,  Account book of Robert Emery , 1805, MSS 1561. Courtesy of Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum, Rowley MA.
Topics: Account books., Sailors., Salem (Mass.), Bombay (India), Golden Age (Ship)
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Apr 23, 2021 Belleisle (Brig)
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The logbook of the brig Belleisle details a voyage from Saint Petersburg to Salem and Welfleet, Mass. (Oct. 1810 to Jan. 1811). Home port was Salem, Mass.; owner was Thomas Perkins; master was John Felt. It is a daily log describing wind, weather, location, sightings of ships, deaths at sea, and shipboard occupations. Digitized in 2021 with funding from the Salem Marine Society. For permission to publish material from this collection, contact research@pem.org. Preferred Citation: Belleisle...
Topics: Felt, John, 1782-1811., Perkins, Thomas, 1758-1830., Logbooks., Shipping--Russia...
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Apr 21, 2021 Maria & Eliza (Vessel)
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The logbook of the vessel Maria & Eliza (rigging unknown) details a coastwise shipping voyage from Salem, Mass., to Virginia, Nov. 1789-May 1790. The logbook keeper was Gamaliel Hodges. During its voyage, the Maria & Eliza spoke the brigantine Nathaniel out of Boston. Gift of Hodges, N.D.C.; 1924. Bound with logbooks of the  ships Astrea and Polly . Digitized in 2021 with funding from the Salem Marine Society. For permission to publish material from this collection, contact...
Topics: Hodges Gamaliel 1766-1850., Nathaniel (Brigantine), Coastwise shipping., Logbooks.,...
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Apr 21, 2021 Polly (Ship)
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The logbook of the ship Polly details a shipping voyage from Salem, Mass., to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Nov. 1787-April 1788. The ship's owners were John Norris and Joseph Waters; Waters was the master; the logbook keeper was Gamaliel Hodges. The logbook includes mention of at least one death on board. Gift of Hodges, N.D.C.; 1924. Bound with logbooks of the ship Astrea and vessel Maria & Eliza. Digitized in 2021 with funding from the Salem Marine Society. For permission to publish material...
Topics: Norris, John., Waters, Joseph, 1758-1833., Hodges, Gamaliel, 1766-1850., Death., Logbooks.,...
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Apr 21, 2021 Astrea (Ship)
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The logbook of the ship Astrea details two shipping voyages from Salem, Mass., to Europe, including stops at Goteborg, Helsingor, Kronshtadt, and Leningrad, May-Oct. 1787. The ship's owner was Elias Hasket Derby; the master was Benjamin Hodges; the logbook keeper was Gamaliel Hodges. Gift of Hodges, N.D.C.; 1924. Bound with logbooks of the ship Polly and vessel Maria & Eliza. Digitized in 2021 with funding from the Salem Marine Society. For permission to publish material from this...
Topics: Derby, Elias Hasket, 1739-1799., Hodges, Benjamin, 1754-1800., Hodges, Gamaliel, 1766-1850.,...